Weber (Urbach)

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Weber (Urbach)
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Ernst Weber, a carpenter, his wife Maria, and daughter Anna (age ¼) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum aboard the pink Lev under the command of Lieutenant Fyodor Fyodorov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Urbach on 3 July 1767. Ernst died after arrival in Urbach, and his widow remarried to Andreas Spindler.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Ernst Weber came from the German region of Isenburg.

The 1767 census records that his widow Maria Elisabeth came from the German village of Erbstadt in the Hessen region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 281.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2317.


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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies